All but one Disney princess has a dead parent. Most superheroes are missing them too. Bambi is a socially engaged performance connecting adults who have lost a parent with fictional characters from popular culture. This new performance draws on the lived experience of the performers and considers notions of queer chosen family, the monoculture of Disney, and death literacy.

Image Tommy Thoms

APHIDS acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Boon wurrung peoples on whose lands we live and work. Sovereignty was never ceded and we pay our respect to past, present, and future Aboriginal elders and community, and to their long and rich history of artmaking on this Country.